Application Lifecycle Management

  • August 09, 2011 09 Aug'11

    Decision making and Agile self-directed teams

    Agile 2011 is starting off with a bang here in Salt Lake City. With 16 different tracks and so many high-profile speakers, it's tough to make a decision about which sessions to attend. Perhaps it ...

  • August 08, 2011 08 Aug'11

    Tasktop presents new ALM synchronization tool

    Monday Tasktop announced the release of the first real-time ALM synchronization tool, Tasktop Sync, which enables instant communication for collaboration between testers and developers, as well as ...

  • August 05, 2011 05 Aug'11

    Performance test tool announcements

    This month, SSQ has been focusing on application performance management (APM) with a variety of articles and tips on the topic. But as performance test trainer and coach Scott Barber says, ...

  • July 28, 2011 28 Jul'11

    Agile Alliance conference 2011: Using Agile outside of IT

    At the Atlanta Scrum Users Group meeting, Agile Alliance 2011 speaker Leeann Berner gave a preview of her conference presentation. As an Agile Marketer with VersionOne, Inc., Leeann is interested ...

  • July 28, 2011 28 Jul'11

    Preview of Agile2011: Agile project management and enterprise Agile

    The Atlanta Scrum Users Group met on July 27 to discuss the Agile Alliance 2011 conference, as some group members will be presenting at this year's conference. Agile coach Mike Cottmeyer of ...

  • July 21, 2011 21 Jul'11

    Application performance management in the cloud

    "Performance testing just ain't easy," says well-known performance test expert Scott Barber. But as he says in our interview regarding the CloudTest Lite announcement, doing it in the cloud offers ...

  • July 19, 2011 19 Jul'11

    Free performance test tool from SOASTA: CloudTest Lite

    Today SOASTA announced CloudTest Lite, a free, enterprise-class performance test tool for Web and mobile performance testing in the cloud. I spoke with SOASTA's CEO, Tom Lounibos, and the ...

  • July 19, 2011 19 Jul'11

    Free online training for secure application development this summer

    If you or any members of your team are interested in improving application security and strategies you can use to ensure secure coding and development of your applications, one convenient and ...

  • July 08, 2011 08 Jul'11

    Application performance management with author Michael J. Sydor

    Application performance management (APM) is an important and complex piece of software development. In his book, APM best practices: Realizing Application Performance Management, Michael J. Sydor ...

  • June 23, 2011 23 Jun'11

    The difficulties of managing change

    What do you think of when you hear the words "change management?" Do you think about big organizational change and the processes needed to help gain acceptance? Do you think of managing ...

  • June 23, 2011 23 Jun'11

    ALM survey shows release management to be top use of ALM

    Vendors are actively coming up with new Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions for organizations doing software development. Are they hitting the mark? Results are out today from a recent ...

  • June 22, 2011 22 Jun'11

    C/C++ developers: New training options for secure coding

    Software developers face ongoing changes and challenges when it comes to ensuring their coding is secure, particularly since so many applications are now vulnerable to attacks from the farthest ...

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Testers integrating with development team in the Agile lifecycle

    One of the differences between a traditional software development lifecycle and an Agile lifecycle is not just how developers, business people and testers collaborate, but when they collaborate. In ...

  • June 17, 2011 17 Jun'11

    Where do managers fit in an Agile world?

    Do self-directed teams need managers? One of the sessions I attended at the recent Agile Development Practices West conference dealt with the role of the manager in Agile development. The session, ...

  • June 09, 2011 09 Jun'11

    What happens in Vegas...

      ...ends up on -- at least when what's happening in Vegas is a software quality conference. Last week SQE's Agile Development Practices West and Better Software ...